PMI New Jersey Chapter
PMINJ 2022 April Career Fair

08 April - Virtual using Zoom

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Links to Presentation Slides and Contact information will be inserted in the agenda when available


PMINJ members who are in transition or considering a job or career change will have an excellent opportunity to:
  • Hear a lively keynote speaker that will kick-start your career goals.
  • Hear career coaches and a lively panel discussion.


  • 2.75 PDUs
  • Personalized resume review free with registration. The first 20 to submit their resume will have a 1 on 1 virtual session with one of the coaches.  Instructions will be provided in the registration confirmation.


Time Description  PDUs Code L S T
Welcome and Housekeeping
Elaine Tanimura

Victoria Hepburn
Building Remote Relationships:
How to Use the Pressure You’re Under to Shine in Your Career
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Panel Discussion:

Mohammad Hasan - Moderator

Paul Cecala
Victoria Hepburn
Charles Rosen
Terry Seamon
Lindsay Tuman


Speed Networking Career Coaches

Alex Freund - How to Build Rapport In a Video Interview

Paul Cecala - Creating Target Markets

Tony Calabrese - The Importance of Informational Interviews

Terry Seamon - Don't Sell Yourself Short

Marc Strano - Problems and Solutions: Are you a Rock or a Cork?

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Elaine Tanimura

Interview sessions with Recruiters

Resume Reviews will be scheduled after the event:
Veterans should self identify when submitting their resume for individualized assistance.
Instructions to submit your resume will be included in the registration receipt.
A maximum of 20 resumes will be reviewed, first received - first reviewed.

Tony Calabrese

Merrill Rutman



PMINJ & PMIDVC Members Only
Non-members $35

On-line Registration ONLY

Registration related questions should be addressed to the Member Service Center

Cancellation Policy

No refund if canceled after 31 Mar

To cancel a registration send the PMINJ receipt to

Recruiters / Hiring Managers

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Victoria Hepburn

Keynote Victoria Hepburn, PCC, is an author, speaker, and certified business transitions coach. She has over ten years of award-winning experience in Fortune 500 engineering and sales roles working remotely, hybrid and on global virtual teams. Victoria teaches professionals how to create efficiencies in your life and business so you stay visible and valued while working remotely, on virtual teams or in hybrid offices.

Her bestselling book Pressure Makes Diamonds: Simple Habits for Busy Professionals to Break the Burnout Cycle, is available on Audible and Amazon.


Building Remote Relationships:
How to Use the Pressure You’re Under to Shine in Your Career

Summary: In this talk, participants will get proven tools and tips used by successful leaders and collaborators to build and maintain the trust and support of key stakeholders. Studies have shown that building strong relationships at work significantly improves personal productivity, job satisfaction and employee engagement for remote workers and increases business revenue, even in disruptive times.

Participant Takeaways:
  • Tips on how to confidently build and deepen relationships while remote
  • Tools to help you nurture and even repair relationships from a distance
  • Strategies to build virtual safe spaces for open, honest communication

Career Coaches and Panel

Tony Calabrese (Resume Review & The Importance of Informational Interviews)

TonyTony Calabrese is a certified Life and Career Coach.  A lifelong New Jersey resident, he has thrived through a series of life changing events.   Coaching, consulting, facilitating support groups, and writing blogs and newsletters provide the opportunity for him to share what he has learned with others.

After a long and successful career in Project Management and Systems assignments, a series of life events led Tony to shift directions and pursue a new career in coaching.  In 2009, Tony earned his certifications from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC) in both their intensive coach training program and their Energy Leadership assessment and debrief process.  In August of 2011, he became a Certified Career Coach.  Tony is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and was President of its New Jersey chapter in 2012.

Tony and his wife, Carolina, reside in Maplewood, NJ. 
Telephone: (973) 762-1350 Cell: (201) 306-9811

Paul Cecala (Coach - Creating Target Markets)

PaulPaul Cecala, a Five O’Clock Club Certified Career Coach, has been coaching since 1999 and assisted over 3000 people in either changing careers or starting their professional lives.  He has worked for several post-secondary career schools as Director of Career Services specializing in Biotech/pharmaceutical careers, Green Economy jobs, aviation, allied health, IT and general administrative professions.  Currently, he the Director of Program Development for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies where his responsibilities include identifying developing and managing many of the school's adult, non-credit programming.  Additionally, he helped develop the job search training process for several NJ Department of Labor sponsored job search groups.

Paul has a BS in Psychology from Florida Institute of Technology.  Prior to career coaching, he had a long career in corporate aviation sales.  His final position in this arena was Vice President of Aircraft Charter Sales for a nation-wide industry leader.

Alex Freund (Coach - How to Build Rapport In a Video Interview)

AlexKnown as “The Landing Expert,” Alex Freund helps his clients improve their interview performance by removing the fear so they can feel confident during the process. For the last 15 years, Alex has helped more than 1200 clients ranging from managers to CEOs in a variety of industries.
Alex is volunteering and active in several job-search networking groups where he is an occasional presenter.  He teaches via his workshops on interviewing, resumes, LinkedIn, Value Proposition, Personal Branding and Personal Marketing.

Charles Rosen (Panel)

CharlesCharles B. Rosen has over 4 decades of experience delivering technology-enabled business solutions that address strategic and operational issues facing Global organizations. With degrees in econometrics and organizational behavior, he specializes in assisting Clients mine the value of their technical and cultural infrastructure and design strategic and tactical plans that maximize their strengths.

Charles is also Vice Chair – Operations, for the New Jersey (region 4) Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMINJ), responsible for Finance and Operational Continuity.

Prior to joining GalaxE.Solutions, Charles served as PMOLink (New Orleans) VP–Technical Consulting. PMOLink delivered products, guidance and services to a diverse range of public and private sector Clients including Pfizer, MetLife, Booz Allen Hamilton, General Dynamics, USDA Forest Service, US Army, Cox Target Media, Entergy and Public Service Electric and Gas. He has developed and taught courses in Successful Project Management and Estimation and Cost Benefit Analysis at Louisiana State University, Rutgers and for private enterprises.

Merrill Rutman (Resume Review)

MerrillMerrill Rutman is a professional resume writer and job search coach who crafts resumes and LinkedIn profile summaries that answer the key questions on the minds of all prospective hiring authorities, “What can you do for me?  Why should I hire you rather than another equally qualified candidate?”  Merrill helps each client express his or her unique value proposition, which answers those key questions in logic that resonates with corporate executives and business owners alike, an appeal they cannot afford to ignore.

Merrill is a former executive recruiter and award-winning technical writer.  His full background is on his profile.

Terry Seamon (Coach - Don't Sell Yourself Short)

Terry Career Transition Consultant - 2019 As an Executive Career Transition Consultant with The Ayers Group since 2009, Terry helps professionals and executives as they make their way through the career transition process toward their career goals.

Terry’s approach is to focus on each person, tailoring the process to fit their needs and objectives. As he guides them through the challenges of job search and career change, Terry supports them with customized tools and strategies. His goal is to help them quickly galvanize into action and thereby accelerate their searches.

In addition to working with individuals, Terry also gives presentations on job search topics to professional networking groups in New Jersey.

An active writer, Terry writes articles on many aspects of the career transition process such as networking, interviewing, and personal branding. He publishes them frequently on LinkedIn where he is an active user of the networking platform.

Before joining The Ayers Group, Terry was a Training & Development professional for many years in the corporate world, specializing in leadership and management development, as well as organization change and development.

Terry holds a BA in Human Communication from Rutgers University, and a Masters degree in Education from the Rutgers Graduate School of Education.

He lives in Somerset, NJ with his wife Joan. His interests include family, music, theater, and film, as well as travel, food, and wine.

Marc Strano (Coach - Problems and Solutions: Are you a Rock or a Cork?)

Mark Through the work of SHIFT Leadership Development LLC, Marc delivers Leadership Development and Manager Training. Marc's events have been transformational experiences, improving self-awareness and interpersonal dynamics, ultimately enhancing business results.

Marc has been a contributor to the masters in executive coaching program at Columbia University, and is a career transition coach for the New Start Career Network at Rutgers University. He has presented his Leadership programs at the Harvard Business School and the Leadership Institute at Montclair State University.

Marc earned his master's in International Finance and Trade from the Thunderbird School of Global Management (ASU), and a bachelor's in Linguistics and Psychology from the University of Rochester.

Lindsay Tuman (Panel)

Lindsay Lindsay Tuman M.S.W, L.S.W
Life/Spiritual Coach

Lindsay is a psychotherapist at Insights Counseling Center. Lindsay has a wide range of clinical experience with children, youth, adults, couples, and families across the lifespan. A majority of her work has been with emotional and behavioral challenges. Lindsay is working towards her clinical license for social work. Lindsay had experience working as a disability professional / employment specialist where she assisted individuals with multiple disabilities in learning independent living skills. Lindsay advocated for disability rights as Ms. Wheelchair NJ 2020 / 2021.
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